The latest news and information about pipe, process piping, fire protection, and pipefitting in the plumbing and hydronic heating industry.



The Plastics Pipe Institute Announces Projects and Members of the Year for 2023

May 30, 2024
The awards were presented during the group’s annual worldwide meeting held in Florida, May 13 – 16, 2024 with 348 members attending.

NIBCO Celebrates 120th Anniversary

May 30, 2024
During 2024, NIBCO is planning celebrations for its shareholders, associates, customers and partners, which will continue throughout the year.

Weekly Product Gallery: Rinnai, Rheem, A. O. Smith, General Pipe Cleaners, Lochinvar, Circor

May 10, 2024
This week's gallery shines the spotlight on an electric heat pump water heater series, a hybrid electric water heater, a condensing gas tankless water heater series, a pipe-freezing...
Nelson Mechanical Design

Tricky Hydronic Install? Press Systems Can Make it Possible

May 9, 2024
But watch out! Techs need to anticipate trickery from the press process.

Zekelman Industries Unveils $120 Million Investment in Mississippi County, Arkansas

April 22, 2024
The manufacturer has announced it will partner with Arkansas Northeastern College on a new workforce training initiative.

Weekly Product Gallery: Nibco, BrassCraft, Taco, Saniflo, ASC, Speakman

April 18, 2024
This week's product gallery spotlights two brands of carbon-steel press fittings, stainless-steel braided water heater connectors, a domestic water boosting system, a sewage grinder...

IAPMO Publishes Manual of Recommended Construction Practices for Potable Water

March 20, 2024
The manual provides guidance to help plumbing professionals in the design, construction and commissioning of water systems.
Plastics Pipe Institute

Advantages of PEX Systems Detailed in New Technical Document

March 13, 2024
Document from PPI includes a historical overview of discontinued PB piping materials.

Women in Plumbing & Piping Announces Uponor as Latest Sponsor

Feb. 26, 2024
Uponor joins a select group of organizations at the forefront of championing the cause of women in traditionally male-dominated industries.
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PHC Calendar of Training and Industry Events

Feb. 21, 2024
Below is a list of upcoming industry education and training events in 2024 (updated February 2024).